Job posting: CISUR Canada Research Chair Tier II - deadline extended

We are excited to announce that we are hiring a new Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Substance Use and Health Policy Research. We are seeking applicants with a strong track record of relevant research and who have completed a Ph.D. within the past 10 years.

The relevant areas of research and academic expertise are broadly related to the social and health aspects of substance use and/or substance use harms in society.  The following are essential position requirements:  the successful candidate will have a strong research track record, which may include traditional or non-traditional publishing, success with grant applications and/or in facilitating meaningful research and/or engagement projects, and a demonstrated commitment to specialization in the area of substance use related policy and/or policy interventions are essential requirements. It is key that the research demonstrates meaningful, respectful engagement with communities and outcomes that support their well-being, and/or that the research have direct application to identifying needs or studying interventions to reduce substance-use related problems among populations or population sub-groups. Examples of relevant research interests include, but are not limited to, estimation of the burden of disease from substance use, evaluation of licit/illicit substance use policies, and/or evaluation of prevention, harm reduction, and other interventions that attend to the social determinants of health (e.g., age, gender, ethnicity).

The deadline to apply has been extended to April 30, 2020. Please see the job posting for full details.